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periventricular leukomalacia (DOID:13088)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anterior spinal artery syndrome 
basal ganglia cerebrovascular disease +  
brain angioma +  
brain infarction +   
brain ischemia +   
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia  
carotid artery disease +   
central nervous system vasculitis +   
cerebral cavernous malformation +   
Cerebral Small Vessel Diseases +   
cerebrovascular benign neoplasm +   
Cerebrovascular Trauma +   
Encephalomalacia, Multilocular 
Ichthyosis Prematurity Syndrome  
intracranial arterial disease +   
intracranial embolism  
Intracranial Embolism and Thrombosis +   
Intracranial Hemorrhages +   
intracranial thrombosis +   
intracranial vasospasm  
newborn respiratory distress syndrome +   
occlusion precerebral artery +   
periventricular leukomalacia  
Degeneration of white matter adjacent to the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES following cerebral hypoxia or BRAIN ISCHEMIA in neonates. The condition primarily affects white matter in the perfusion zone between superficial and deep branches of the MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY. Clinical manifestations include VISION DISORDERS; CEREBRAL PALSY; PARAPLEGIA; SEIZURES; and cognitive disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1021; Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch4, pp30-1)
pseudotumor cerebri +  
retinopathy of prematurity +   
Sneddon syndrome  
Stroke +   
Susac Syndrome 
vascular dementia +   
Vascular Headaches 

Exact Synonyms: Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia ;   Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacias ;   Neonatal Cerebral Leukomalacia ;   Neonatal Cerebral Leukomalacias ;   Periventricular Encephalomalacia ;   Periventricular Encephalomalacias ;   Periventricular Leucomalacia ;   Periventricular Leucomalacias ;   Periventricular Leukomalacias
Primary IDs: MESH:D007969 ;   RDO:0006000
Xrefs: GARD:10285
Definition Sources: MESH:D007969

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